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Correlational findings

Study Choi (2001): study US 1982

Public:
Female pensioners, followed 9 years, USA, 1982-1991.
Survey name:
US-NBS combined wavws
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 4748
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
T1:1982 T2:1991

Correlate

Authors's Label
Frequency of contact with children
Our Classification
Remarks
T1:1982; T2:1991;
Distribution
M=2.8
Operationalization
selfreport of the frequency of contact with children
0: no contact or no child
1:
2:
3:
4:daily

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-c-sq-v-7-a Beta = +.00 ns T2 happiness by T1 frequency of contact with children.

Beta controled for:
Sociodemographic
-T2 age
-T1 eduction(yrs)
-T1 race
-T2 marital status
-T2 number of ADLs
Economic
-T2 total income excluding earnings
-T1 worries about money
Preretirement history
-T1 years of longest job
-T1 longest occupation before retire
-T1-T2 years of work after retire